King's College London, University of London: Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching

InstitutionKing's College London, University of London
Department School of Education, Communication and Society
Web http://www.kcl.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 207 848 7000
Study type Taught

Summary

The Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching MA is a Master’s programme devised specifically for experienced language teachers who wish to engage with current research and theory in language education and linguistics from the perspective of pedagogy, policy and practice in the ELT profession and beyond.

The course offers you an excellent opportunity to enhance your understanding of applied linguistics research and explore the potential career pathways this can open up for language teaching practitioners. You will be able to select from a wide range of specialist subject areas, including both practice-oriented modules (including EAP, Teacher Education, Language Assessment, Materials Development) and more theory-oriented modules (Multilingualism, Migration & Diversity, Language and Power) designed to promote a critical and nuanced understanding of current issues in language and language pedagogy

Key benefits - Expand your knowledge of current theoretical and practical aspects of language teaching, with lectures provided by research-active tutors.

  • Develop professional expertise relevant to your career development.

  • Engage with cutting edge theory and research into the intersection between the language, culture and society as this relates to pedagogy, policy and practice.

  • The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication, with which you will automatically be affiliated during your time as a student, forms part of the King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council.

  • Exchange ideas with other experienced language teaching professionals from many diverse linguistic and cultural contexts.

  • Excellent tutorial support and extensive programme-specific training in research methods and academic writing.

  • The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication, with which you will automatically be affiliated during your time as a student, forms part of the King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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